Cookhouse Meadow Restoration Project

General Information
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Goals and Objectives

Maintain and restore the connections of floodplains, channels, and water tables to distribute flood flows and sustain diverse habitats. Maintain and restore the physical structure and conditions of stream banks and shorelines to minimize erosion and sustain desired habitat diversity.Maintain and restore the connections of floodplains, channels, and water tables to distribute flood flows and sustain diverse habitats. Maintain and restore the physical structure and conditions of stream banks and shorelines to minimize erosion and sustain desired habitat diversity.

 

Project Description

Construction of 2,400 feet of new C4 channel. Plug and partial fill of 1,400 of old channel. Harvest meadow sod, placed on newly constructed channel banks and used as plugs in filled areas. Placement of willow wattles, willow mats, and willow stakes within floodplain and channel banks.

Meadow(s)